Clips and Pointers
Robin Cover's SGML Web Page
provides access to World Wide Web, GOPHER, and FTP servers containing resources for SGML,
including a lists of
projects, software, and standards documents. The home page itself offers a hierarchical classification of
pointers in the form of a sequence of tables of contents as well as annotations of the resources which the
- webCATS links
users to web-accessible public-access library catalogues. The site offers browsable indexes by geography,
vendor, and type of library (e.g., law, medical, college and university).
HyperLib Toolkit is now available in
the public domain. HyperLib, a joint project of Loughborough University (UK) and the University of
Antwerp (B), is sponsored by the European Community (EC) funded project of the Loughborough
University (UK) and the University of Antwerp. The toolkit allows users to author documents in SGML
and then convert them to HTML; an SGML editor is not included in the toolkit.
Three technical white papers have been added to the
IBM Digital Library. One,
"Digital Intellectual Property - Protecting Everyone's Interests," by Henry M. Gladney and Michel Bezy,
discusses technological issues associated with managing intellectual property interests. A second paper,
on-line, worldwide access to Vatican Library materials," by F. C. Mintzer, L. E. Boyle, A. N. Cazes, B. S.
Christian, S. C. Cox, F. P. Giordano, H. M. Gladney, J. C. Lee, M. L. Kelmanson, A. C. Lirani, K. A.
Magerlein, A. M. B. Pavani, and F. Schiattarella, describes IBM's recent work with the collections of the
Vatican Library. The third paper is Michel Bezy's "Digital Libraries for Intellectual Properties," which
addresses some of the issues specific to business data.
Reference, a service of H. W. Wilson, provides monthly reviews of new reference books and
Internet-based reference sources with particular reference to librarians and researchers in North America.
The site is indexed by title or may be browsed by month-by-month.
The Proceedings of the Seminar on Electronic Publishing, which was
by the Nordic Centre of Excellence for Electronic Publishing (NordEP) and held on June 11, 1996, are
now available at:
http://www.vtt.fi/inf/nordep/proceedings/epsem96/ohjelma.htm. Among the topics in the papers
covered are trends in scholarly publishing and payment models. Several papers also provide access to
projects and services in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, and Finland.
- Workshop on Courseware, Training and Curriculum in Information
Retrieval. Educators, employers, and researchers are invited to attend this workshop on Thursday,
August 22, 1996, 8:30 am-3pm, which will be held in conjunction with ACM SIGIR'96 in Zurich. For
information, see :
- Copyright and Libraries: A Leadership Workshop. The Association for
Research Libraries is sponsoring this two-day workshop for directors and librarians in academic and
research libraries on September 19-20, 1996 at the University of Washington in Seattle. For further
information on registration, contact Allyn Fitzgerald ([email protected]); for information on the program,
contact Mary Jackson ([email protected]).
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